Rudbeckia hirta

Gloriosa Daisy, Black-eyed Susan

Relatives of wild plants from eastern North America, Coneflowers brighten perennial borders and meadow and wild gardens with months of late season color. Flowers are daisy-like in shades of orange and yellow, and some are double-petaled. Tall, tough, and easy to grow in all but soggy soils, they are cheerful and showy in a vase. Annuals are available in cell packs in spring, or sow directly in the garden like other wildflowers. Perennials are sold in containers in spring.
Rudbeckia hirta, Gloriosa Daisy, Black-eyed Susan
This short-lived perennial, often grown as annual, is the state flower of Maryland. Different strains exist with different flower colors and of different mature heights. Hardy to 0° F.

Attributes - Rudbeckia hirta

Plant Type: Perennial

Bloom Season: Mid Summer through Early Fall

Flower Color: Orange, Red, Yellow

Foliage: Evergreen

Height: 3 ft. to 4 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil, Alkaline Soil, Dry Climates, Hot Climates. Container Plants, Cut Flowers, Drought Tolerant, Long Blooming, Low Maintenance, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Rudbeckia fulgida, Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
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